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Giambattista Bodoni

William Morris considered Bodoni’s mechanical perfection in typography the ultimate example of modern ugliness, saying his typefaces were ‘shatteringly hideous’.

There have been several modern revivals of his type-faces, all called Bodoni. Would you like to tell us about a bodnoi price? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

He felt Bodoni was wasting himself on unimportant work for the duke when he should instead be printing gorgeous editions of the classics. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

You can help by adding to it. He started work right away. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

In tandem with Du Tillot, Bodoni acquired everything necessary for a printing business of the highest order: Spinelli and Ruggieri were so delighted with his work on the Pontificale Arabo-Copto that they allowed him to add his name and birthplace to subsequent printings.


His Manuale tipografico of paved the way for his masterwork, the Manuale tipografico ofpublished posthumously by his widow. Several major presentation volumes would follow, along with the various publications required by the court: Learn more about Amazon Prime. This section is empty. He remained in Parma for the rest of his life, running both ducal and private presses, and printing editions of the classics for Azara and other patrons.

The duke of Parma died suddenly and mysteriously inthe duchess fled to Prague, and the French swooped in to fill the vacuum. They wanted someone hardworking and talented to set it up and run it. A Sketch of a Tour on the Continent, in the Years and Graphis, 58 Bodoni was tempted by the offer to move to Rome, but inwhen the duke realized the seriousness of the threat, he offered Bodoni his own private press where he could print whatever he wished for whomever he wished.

Manuale tipografico

The challenge was tremendous; he needed help, so wrote to two of his brothers to come from Saluzzo to assist him. His first major publication at the royal press was the extravagant volume in celebration of the wedding of the duke of Parma to Archduchess Maria Amalia of AustriaDescrizione delle Feste Celebrate in Parma per le Bofoni Nozze.

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He also began a series of specimen volumes, the first of which, Fregi e majuscule was in direct imitation of Fournier. Share your thoughts with other customers. Accessed August 7, After eight years at the Propaganda Fide press, Bodoni’s remarkable skill was renowned, but he was ripe for change. He flourished under the careful supervision of Cardinal Giuseppe Spinellithe prefect of the Propaganda Fide, and Costantino Ruggieri, the superintendent of the press.

Bodoni achieved an unprecedented level of technical refinement, allowing him to faithfully reproduce letterforms with very thin “hairlines”, standing in sharp contrast to the thicker lines constituting the main stems of the characters. King of typographer, typographer of kings. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He left Saluzzo on 8 February Artegrafica Silva,p. Other patrons wished to oust the duke. They are often used as display faces.

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